Definitions for: Vesture


[n] covering designed to be worn on a person's body
[n] something that covers or cloaks like a garment; "fields in a vesture of green"
[v] provide or cover with vesture



Webster (1913) Definition: Ves"ture (?; 135), n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F.
v[^e]ture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress.
See Vest, v. t., and cf. Vestiture.]
1. A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel;
vestment; covering; envelope. --Piers Plowman.

Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.
--Milton.

Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a
vesture of plants. --Bentley.

There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.
--Pope.

2. (O. Eng. Law)
(a) The corn, grass, underwood, stubble, etc., with which
land was covered; as, the vesture of an acre.
(b) Seizin; possession.

Synonyms: apparel, article of clothing, clothes, clothing, wear, wearing apparel

See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, apparel, array, attire, beachwear, black, blue, brace, change, civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, clothe, consumer goods, cover, covering, covering, dress, dress, duds, enclothe, finery, fit out, footwear, gallus, garb, garb, garment, garment, gray, grey, G-string, habilitate, handwear, headdress, headgear, knitwear, leisure wear, lounger, natural covering, neckpiece, nightclothes, nightwear, outerwear, overclothes, plain clothes, protective garment, raiment, raiment, regalia, slip-on, slops, sportswear, street clothes, suspender, threads, tog, togs, uniform, wardrobe, work-clothes, work-clothing

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